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compassion
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

4 uses
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Definition
sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • Full of concern, for whatever else he might be he was a good man, compassionate, quick to forgive a fall.
    12 — A Mother's Love (36% in)
  • After a moment he forced his eyes open and saw that the man was at the pulpit now, hands closed on the corners, gazing down on him with, it seemed, compassion.
    7 — The Dialogue on Wood and Stone (39% in)
  • Well, I sat down on the door sill—he never bothered to try to push past me any more—and I looked at him, all compassion.
    7 — The Dialogue on Wood and Stone (83% in)
  • You're bombarded by atoms, colors, smells, textures; torn apart by ancient ideas, appeals for compassion; you twist, writhe, try to make sense of things, you force your riddled world into order, but it collapses, riddled as fast as you build, and you build it all over again.
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (25% in)

There are no more uses of "compassion" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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